News: Hurricane Adrian, Gwen Stefani, GOOP, Tracy Morgan
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Adrian is first Pacific hurricane of the season.
One of the richest dogs in the world is dead.
Nuclear fuel has melted through the base of the plant at Fukushima: "The findings of the report, which has been given to the International Atomic Energy Agency, were revealed by the Yomiuri newspaper, which described a 'melt-through' as being 'far worse than a core meltdown' and 'the worst possibility in a nuclear accident.'"
Tracy Morgan's anti-gay stand-up routine.
The Facebook friends arm tattoo is a viral stunt.
Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice votes to protect gay youth from discrimination despite Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's objection: "The board voted 3-0, with chairwoman Barbara Myers abstaining, to keep its proposed protections pending re-enactment at a special meeting, which could come later this month. At that meeting, the board wants advice from the Attorney General’s Office as to what would happen if they insist upon keeping the anti-discrimination language."
Gwyneth Paltrow takes on homosexuality and the Bible in GOOP newsletter.
Gwen Stefani giving up her solo career. That was a moment in time. It went on a little longer than we all thought it would, because it was inspired and you have to go with wherever you’re at in that time in your life … [But] everything works out how it should.”
Gay man killed with platypus statue, court hears: "A Melbourne man who was angry at being propositioned by his gay housemate assaulted him with a platypus statue during a fatal fight, a court has heard. Aaron James Johnstone, 29, 'lost it' after his drunk and naked housemate Phillip Higgins propositioned him in September 2006. Johnstone told police he assaulted Mr Higgins before dropping the platypus statue on him. Johnstone has pleaded not guilty to murder and is facing trial in the Victorian Supreme Court."
Chord Overstreet drafted as Brad Pitt in Thelma & Louise spoof for CMT Music Awards.
"Glam rock" chameleon among new species identified in Madagascar.
Archbishop Nienstedt says Minnesota marriage amendment is not anti-gay: “Regrettably, the media and some secular commentators have chosen to mischaracterize this measure as anti-gay, mean-spirited and prejudicial."
Bay Area Reporter celebrating 40th birthday.
LGBT writers list their favorite books.
Conservative UK tab Daily Mail says British soap Emmerdale went too far in showing assisted suicide of gay lover.
Holland, Michigan to address anti-gay discrimination: "After hearing a number of opinions both pro and con, the Holland City Council last night instructed City Attorney Andrew Mulder to draw up a proposed amendment that would, if passed, extend the city’s non-discrimination ordinance and equal employment opportunity policy to include sexual orientation and gender identity."